1. Habitat and Structure
All the algae in this group are acellular coenocytic and are found in moist soil.
- Chlorophyll - Chl ‘a’ , Chl ‘e’
- Carotene - carotene
- Xanthophylls - Many
Note: The yellow colour of these algae is due to the presence of xanthophyll.
3. Stored food
Leucosin and Oil (Leucosin is derivative of carbohydrate) eg. Vaucheria , Botrydium, Tribonema
Note : In Vaucheria algae some special type of spores are formed which are known as synzoospores.